University of Toronto - Scarborough, Historical and Cultural Studies
Associate / Full Professor, Modern Latin American History.
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Full Professor|
The Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the historical study of Latin America to complement the department’s multidisciplinary and transnational strengths. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2014.
Applicants must have a PhD in History and demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose teaching and research methods engage with a multidisciplinary department that includes historians, women’s and gender studies scholars, and area studies specialists.
The successful candidate will expand the department’s present strengths in one or more of social, cultural, intellectual, and comparative history as well as histories of gender, race, colonialism/empire, foodways, urban, labour, diaspora and nationalism. The department particularly encourages applications from scholars who can contribute to interdisciplinary teaching, research, and programming. The candidate will be responsible for the development of a range of undergraduate courses, including a thematic course in global/world history to be taught occasionally and a creatively designed Latin American survey course. As a full member of the integrated tri-campus Graduate History Department of the University of Toronto, the successful candidate will supervise graduate students and their masters and doctoral theses. S/he will be expected to provide leadership in relevant trans-disciplinary programs, initiatives, public events, and in the potential development of graduate programs. S/he will develop an independently funded program of research. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UTSC is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment and a multicultural student body speaking a wide range of languages. The university offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply at http://uoft.me/academicopportunities (Job# 1301023). Applications should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a writing sample, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi relevant to the position), and a statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact Prof. Daniel Bender, Chair, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies. All application materials should be submitted online.
The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
Applicants should also ask three referees to email letters directly to the Department at LatinHisSearch@utsc.utoronto.ca
The closing date for applications is October 21, 2013.
Professor Daniel E. Bender
Department of Historical and Cultural Studies
University of Toronto Scarborough
1265 Military Trail
Toronto, ON M1C 1A4
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Labor History / Studies
Urban History / Studies
World History / Studies